Graduate Student Groups

CIDD Graduate Student Association
The Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics Graduate Student Association is a social support and professional development group for graduate students in Penn State’s Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics (CIDD).

The group, affiliated with the Center for Molecular Immunology and Infectious Disease, aims to facilitate collaboration of graduate students and post docs between different labs and fields.

GenoMIX: Graduate Student Organization for Genomics interest
A forum for graduate students whose research is related to bioinformatics and genomics.

Huck Graduate Student Advisory Committee
The HGSAC represents the graduate students of the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences by promoting their interests and advocating on important issues.

MCIBS Graduate Student Association
This student group is run by students in the Molecular Cellular and Integrative Biosciences program, and aims to make graduate school the best possible experience. The group provides support to new and current students and organizes events of interest to its members.

Minority Graduate Students in STEM
Minority Graduate Students (MGS) in STEM serves as a community for underrepresented graduate students (African American, Native American, and latinx US citizens) and allies.

Plant Biology Graduate Student Association
PBGSA serves as a liaison between Plant Biology graduate students and faculty, administrators, staff, and other student organizations. It also organizes academic, professional, team-building, and social events, fostering interactions among the Plant Biology research community.

RNA Club
An active group of researchers who come together and present their latest results and share ideas. Students present their findings and receive lively feedback from other students and principle investigators. Our interests span a range of fields including RNA structure, enzymology, gene regulation, and virology.

For a complete list of student organizations at Penn State, please visit OrgCentral.